Citrus Heights, California Population 2021

87,974
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Citrus Heights is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 87,974, it is the 92nd largest city in California and the 389th largest city in the United States. Citrus Heights is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually and its population has increased by 5.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 83,301 in 2010. Citrus Heights reached it's highest population of 107,439 in 1990. Spanning over 14 miles, Citrus Heights has a population density of 6,181 people per square mile.

The average household income in Citrus Heights is $76,436 with a poverty rate of 11.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,260 per month, and the median house value is $297,700. The median age in Citrus Heights is 38 years, 35.8 years for males, and 40.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.6 males.

Citrus Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Citrus Heights was:

  • White: 83.06%
  • Two or more races: 5.41%
  • Black or African American: 3.92%
  • Asian: 3.48%
  • Other race: 3.41%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
The current population of Citrus Heights, California is 87,974, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 87,707.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 83,301.

Citrus Heights, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72,57083.06%
Two or More Races4,7235.41%
Black or African American3,4283.92%
Asian3,0403.48%
Some Other Race2,9783.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native5110.58%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1230.14%
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Citrus Heights Population by Race

Citrus Heights Population Pyramid 2021

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Citrus Heights Median Age

38


Total

35.8


Male

40.5


Female

Citrus Heights Adults

There are 69,324 adults, (14,161 of whom are seniors) in Citrus Heights.

Citrus Heights Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Citrus Heights Sex Ratio

Female

45,139

51.66%

Male

42,234

48.34%

Citrus Heights Population by Age

Citrus Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Citrus Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.1%30.9%
All56.8%43.2%
Female49.8%50.2%
Non Family48.4%51.6%
Male42.5%57.5%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Citrus Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,0792.5456.8
Married14,2093.2969.1
Non Family13,0421.3448.4
Female4,5863.3449.8
Male2,2423.1742.5

3.15

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Citrus Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4593.98%
9th to 12th Grade3,5075.67%
High School Graduate15,48325.05%
Some College20,62733.37%
Associates Degree7,14511.56%
Bachelors Degree9,08914.70%
Graduate Degree3,5065.67%
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Citrus Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Citrus Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White45,33042,1639,275
Hispanic9,1476,9351,372
Black2,5562,319394
Asian2,5262,327987
Multiple Races2,5032,232555
Other Race1,8541,212155
Native American394377120
Islander10910919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.07%.

Citrus Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,828$43,309$36,969
Less Than High School$26,582$29,839$20,342
High School Grad$34,512$38,416$30,824
Some College$40,304$44,606$38,494
Bachelors Degree$50,792$57,351$40,568
Graduate Degree$60,057$56,645$60,303

$39,828

Average Earnings

$43,309

Average Male

$36,969

Average Female

Citrus Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Citrus Heights Language by Age

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Citrus Heights Language

80.61% of Citrus Heights residents speak only English, while 19.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.12% of the population.

Citrus Heights Language

Citrus Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White60,2385,5039.14%
Hispanic16,6612,53315.20%
Black3,39497228.64%
Multiple4,69164013.64%
Other2,96256018.91%
Asian3,0332949.69%
Native51121041.10%
Islander12375.69%

11.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.96%

Male Poverty Rate

12.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Citrus Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Citrus Heights is Native, with 41.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Citrus Heights is Islander, with 5.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.80%.

Citrus Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.24%
High School12.04%
Some College9.69%
Bachelors or Greater4.86%

Citrus Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.20%
Male Unemployed27.39%
Female Employed6.36%
Male Employed5.13%

Citrus Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Citrus Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,276$76,436
Families$73,329$86,346
Married Families$87,015$98,290
Non Families$42,871$55,955
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Income by Household Type

Citrus Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Citrus Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Citrus Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Citrus Heights Marital Status by Race

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Citrus Heights Marital Status

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5,690

Number of Veterans

4,954

Male Veterans

736

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,241
Second Gulf War1,036
First Gulf War907
Korea471
World War II85

Citrus Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,733
75+1,155
55 to 641,126
35 to 54972
18 to 34704

Citrus Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,1338.87%
Hispanic7466.70%
2 or More2066.69%
Black1665.68%
Asian953.55%
Indian5612.96%
Other341.55%

Citrus Heights Veterans by Race

Citrus Heights Veterans by Education

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6.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Citrus Heights Veterans by Education

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64.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Citrus Heights Employment by Age

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Citrus Heights Employment by Race

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Citrus Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.25%

Born in California

86.59%

Native Born

13.41%

Foreign Born

5.66%

Non Citizen

7.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.59% of Citrus Heights residents were born in the United States, with 66.25% having been born in California. 5.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Citrus Heights Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202187,974890.10%
202087,885890.10%
201987,796890.10%
201887,707320.04%
201787,6754960.57%
201687,1796360.73%
201586,5438781.02%
201485,6657410.87%
201384,9246160.73%
201284,3085270.63%
201183,7815080.61%
201083,273-1,798-0.21%
200085,071-22,368-2.31%
1990107,43921,5282.26%
198085,91164,15114.72%
197021,7600.00%

Citrus Heights Population by Year